As a man who has never served in the military, 46 year old Andrew Lumish has no problem utilizing what spare time he has to honor veterans in a unique way.
He’s called “The Good Cemeterian”, and he likes to scrub and clean the gravestones of long dead military veterans dating all the way back to the Civil War.
A man with a passion for photography, Lumish was at a cemetery shooting photos of historic graves when he found that the disrepair of some gravestones troubled him.
“Something bothered me”, he told the Tampa Bay Times, “[t]heir final resting places were total disasters.”
Covered in decades worth of grime, Lumish stated that they had “been neglected from the time they’d been buried.” From there he decided on the perfect way for him to honor veterans.
The owner of an upholstery and carpet cleaning franchise, the man had never cleaned a headstone.
That didn’t stop him from …